Collection ID: 0002 | Metadata type: TEI
Ms. Coll. 390 Bṛhajjātaka.
- Varāhamihira, 505-587
- Bhaṭṭotpala, active 10th century
Call numberMs. Coll. 390
(Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Rare Book & Manuscript Library)
- bibid: 6913783
PublisherThe University of Pennsylvania Libraries
Manuscript is a Hindu astrological manual and treatise for understanding the significance of a person's birth and divining what their future. It contains the first chapter (adhyāya) and part of the second, up to verse 22 of that work. There is a commentary by Bhaṭṭotpala (also known as Utpala), the Bṛhajjātakavṛtti, running parallel, above and below the root text. Contains some tables regarding planetary movements and more near the end of the manuscript (f. 18v-19r); and contains a second astrological work the Cintāpraśna at the end of the manuscript (f. 19v).
- Title from title abbreviations in margins.
- Written in 5-18 lines per leaf.
- 19 leaves foliated 1-17, [18-19], upper left and lower right verso.
- Mistakes blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins.
Extent1 12 x 26 cm
- Hindu astrology
- Hindu astronomy
- Manuals (instructional materials)
- Tables (documents)
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--18th century
- Manuscripts, Sanskrit--19th century
- Manuscripts--India--18th century
- Manuscripts--India--19th century
Table of contents
- fol. 18v-19r — Tables, f. 18v and f. 19r
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Section: Tables, f. 18v and f. 19r